10 Apps for Seniors

10 Apps for Seniors 

Technology is changing aging! An iPad can be a great source of connection, life-long learning, activities, music, reminders and more. Click the video to check out these ten apps for seniors to engage the mind, care for the body, and lift the spirit!

AARP Suite: Get AARP news, member benefits, magazines and bulletins at your fingertips.

Skype: Connect face to face with family members using this instant video call app.  

NPR: Read your radio! Experience NPR as a magazine and get news including their " On Aging" stories.

Epicurious: Get recipe ideas for using the ingredients you have, and nutrition information for special diets. 

Weather Channel: Plan for the day with interactive weather reports wherever you are. 

iTunes University: Love to learn? Enjoy free courses from a variety of education institudtions 

TED Talks: Listen to riveting talks by remarkable people sharing ideas worth spreading. 

Luminosity: Online "brain training" helps keep the mind active with fun games and puzzles. 

Heartwise Blood Pressure Tracker: Quickly track and record blood pressure, resting heart rates, and weight. 

Pillboxie: Manage medications with visual cues and alarm reminders. 


While these apps hopefully peak your interest, this is not an exhaustive list. Explore the various apps that are out there and find the ones that are right for you! Join Sound Options throughout June for High Tech Health Month. All month we are exploring our technology is changing aging and eldercare. Visit us on our BLOG and FACEBOOK PAGE. 

Published on June 5, 2013.